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Table 5 POM describing associations between respondent demographic characteristics and agreement with the statement “The New Zealand health system is better to work in compared to the UK system”

From: What motivates doctors to leave the UK NHS for a “life in the sun” in New Zealand; and, once there, why don’t they stay?

  OR 95% CI P
Gender    
 Female Reference   
 Male 1.62 1.17–2.26 0.0041*
Age    
 20–30 Reference   
 31–40 0.58 0.33–1.02 0.0591
 41–50 0.33 0.14–0.81 0.0155*
 51–60 0.15 0.05–0.45 0.0007*
 61+ 0.15 0.04–0.56 0.0049*
Years practising    
 5 or less years Reference   
 6–10 years 1.21 0.68–2.16 0.5211
 11–15 years 0.79 0.38–1.67 0.5396
 16–20 years 0.92 0.35–2.43 0.8589
 21 or more years 1.13 0.41–3.12 0.8121
Main job    
 General practitioner Reference   
 Hospital specialist 2.20 1.36–3.58 0.0014*
 Registrar 2.51 1.50–4.24 0.0005*
 Other 1.26 0.71–2.25 0.4306
  1. Gender, age (categorized), years practising (categorized) and main job were included as variables in the multivariate POM.
  2. *P < 0.05.